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State Government of Victoria


Recent Events

Knox Business ConferenceMelbourne East RDA proudly sponsored two business events in May this year.

With over 40,000 women employed in the City of Monash, RDA was pleased to contribute to the Monash Women in Business Luncheon that provides female business owners and employees with the opportunity to network, exchange ideas and find solutions.

Acting Chair of the Melbourne East RDA, Professor Rod Hill sees great value in local programs such as these ‘that can broadly enhance the skills and knowledge of business owners and entrepreneurs that collectively strengthen the region.’

RDA also contributed to Knox City Council’s premier business event, the Annual Business Conference that brought together over 230 businesses, government agencies, industry associations and educators.

Professor Hill said the conference focus ‘Doing Business in a Changing World’ supported the Committee’s vision to build on innovation and knowledge industries to achieve long-term growth in Melbourne’s East.

Upcoming Events

Maroondah Bizweek

MON 27 OCT - FRI 31 OCT 2014

A week of events and workshops aimed at bringing businesses up to speed with all things social media! 24 workshops will cover Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Cloud Technology,Webinars, Podcasts, Cyber Security, LinkedIn,YouTube Videos for Business and much, much, more.

Know Your Market Event

9 SEP 2014 6:00PM

Come along to this free session to understand emerging economic trends to know your customers and competitors better.

You will learn about the size of the economy and how it compares to other regions; the mix of industries; different measures
of employment; the makeup of the workforce;
and the employment capacity of the area.

Manningham 500 Project: Unleash The Power Of Your Customers

16 SEP 2014 - 7:30AM

Every customer is an opportunity ... an opportunity to become an ambassador for your business. Connecting with your customer can turn them into a ‘raving fan’ - one who will buy more from you and then refer you to their friends, who will buy from you too.

Winning Government Business Workshop

17 SEP 2014 – 9:30AM

This informative workshop will assist small and medium businesses to understand the process of supplying goods and services to Local, State and Federal Government.

The workshop will explain how to access opportunities and successfully compete for Government business.

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Last Updated: 15 April 2016